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    This is the Official website of Central Tobacco Research Institute, Indian Council of Agricultural Research and Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare, Government of India. The site has been developed to provide information to the researchers, farmers, extension workers and trade related to tobacco. An attempt has been made through this site to provide reliable, comprehensive, accurate information about research activities, technologies and information on publications and other day-to-day activities. Hyperlinks at various places have been provided to other Indian Government Portals/Websites. The content in this site is the result of a collaborative effort of various staff members from the Divisions / Sections in CTRI and its research stations. It is our endeavour to continue the enhancement and enrichment of this site in terms of content coverage, design and technology on a regular basis.

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    All materials on this site are protected by copyright and intellectual property laws and are the property of ICAR-Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI). Unless stated otherwise, you may access and download the materials located ICAR- Central Tobacco Research Institute (CTRI) on only for personal, non-commercial use.

    Material featured on this site may be reproduced free of charge in any format or media without requiring specific permission. However, the material must be reproduced accurately and not to be used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Where the material is being published or issued to others, the source must be prominently acknowledged. However, the permission to reproduce this material does not extend to any material on this site, which is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorization to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

    This disclaimer governs your use of our website; by using our website, you accept this disclaimer in full. If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, do not use our website. We reserve the right to modify these terms at any time. You should therefore check periodically for changes. By using this site after we post any changes, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them.


    Links to external websites/portals

    At many places in this website, you shall find links to other websites/portals. This links have been placed for your convenience. ICAR-CTRI is not responsible for the contents and reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed in them. Mere presence of the link or its listing on this website should not be assumed as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over availability of linked pages.

    Links to ICAR-CTRI Portal by other websites

    We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on this website and no prior permission is required for the same. However, we would like you to inform us about any links provided to this website (using contact us option), so that you can be informed of any changes or updations therein. Also, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The pages belonging to this website must load into a newly opened browser window of the User.


    As a general rule, this website does not collect Personal Information about you when you visit the site. You can generally visit the site without revealing the Personal Information, unless you choose to provide such information. Any personal information collected shall be used only for the stated purpose and shall NOT be shared with any other department / organization (public / private).

    This site may contain links to non-governmental sites whose data protection and privacy practices may differ from ours. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of these other websites and encourage you to consult the privacy notices of those sites.


    The website contains contents which are usually not changed for a long time and contains contents which are available for a specific period of time such as new events, announcements, tenders, etc. The content ownership, moderation and approval policy established at the Institute is explained below. Agricultural Knowledge Management Unit was established in CTRI HQ, Rajahmundry and headed by a person designated as Officer-In-Charge will be responsible for implementing the policy.

    Contents which do not normally change over time

    The contents comes under categories About us, Research, Facilities, Services, For farmers, Research stations etc. are normally do not change except on rare occasions. These contents are approved at the time of the development of the website and reviewed by the Scientific Council meetings chaired by the Director. The ownership of these contents rests with AKMU.


    Any changes in these contents should be first vetted by the Director before making changes. However, minor changes such as spelling mistakes or punctuation marks etc. can be changed by AKMU.

    Staff List, Cadre strength, Announcements / Notifications, RTI and other information specifically required to be maintained in the website

    This covers information provided in staff list, cadre strength, tenders, announcements, etc. pertaining to administrative/financial matter of the Institute. The ownership of the information rests with the Head of Office, who is generally Director and SAO of the Institute. . SAO in turn allot the work to any senior officers who are working under him/her to maintain the content and update the materials as when it is required.

    Research Programs

    The ownership of the contents related to research activities including consultancy etc. is with the Project Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) cell. The In-Charge, PME cell who maintains these records provide the information to AKMU. Completed project reports, Publications including annual reports, vision documents etc. are provided to AKMU by PME cell.

    Latest updates

    The contents related to updates etc. are submitted by the PME cell / Division heads / Admin head along with the photographs to AKMU. The ownership of this section rests with AKMU.